DIFFERENCES.

It's funny isn't it, we have three kids. All boys. All three have the same parents (Jeff and I). We have raised them the same way with the same rules, yet they all couldn't be more opposite. Kallan is my easy going happy child, he always follows the rules. He never ever lies. He's happy… Continue reading DIFFERENCES.

Going out.

This week end was interesting. We decided to treat Kallan for his birthday and go out for the afternoon to get some dessert and let him spend some birthday money. We tried to be organised. Packed nappies wipes, the pram. We were getting dessert which is Paddy's favourite food so it seemed like it should… Continue reading Going out.

Eleven Years Old.

Today my 1st born is 11 years old! It's scary how fast the years start to fly by. I am so proud of you Kallan. You are always there to help me. Especially with Patrick. You never complain much even when sometimes the things I ask of you aren't fun. You are so kind and… Continue reading Eleven Years Old.

Week of pain.

I haven't written anything for ages because I had been busy preparing for my tonsillectomy. I thought I would let you all know how it went. 7 days ago I went to the hospital for a coblation tonsillectomy. I had to arrive at the hospital at 6:30am. Everyone who is having surgery that day arrives… Continue reading Week of pain.

Communication Motivation.

I started using two key signs with Patrick from the age of around two. Those key signs were "more" and "finished". I don't think he took much notice of me doing it but you just never know so I persevered. To get your non-verbal child to ask for something they obviously have to want it,… Continue reading Communication Motivation.

We ❤️ Minecraft.

While I've read and been told that video games have an adverse effect on children with autism we have experienced the opposite. Back when Kallan was 5 years old he became obsessed with volcanoes. This obsession did not give him much in common with his peers. In fact he rather bored them with his endless… Continue reading We ❤️ Minecraft.